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Primeval Forests Disappearing Faster and Faster

Annually, more than 87,000 square kilometres of the world’s forests disappeared from 2014 to 2016. This is a 20 percent faster devastation than in the previous ten years.

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Buying Meat and Dairy Products in Shops?

Another solution would be better…

According to the spirit and practices of the Eco Valley Foundation, lacto-vegetarianism means a diet including milk products from animals that are cared for by principles of high ethics.

The report published by Greenpeace also encourages us to reduce our consumption of meat and dairy products so as to protect life.

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Jane Goodall’s Message on Earth’s Day

A short video on Jane Goodall’s personal message on Earth Day 2018.

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H.O.P.E. – What You Eat Matters

The groundbreaking documentary about veganism “H.O.P.E. What You Eat Matters” is now available for free in English.

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Training in Social Entrepreneurship in Zagreb

At the end of November last year, we participated in a six-day training program for young people in the Erasmus + program in Zagreb, which targeted the field of social enterprises. The apt title of the project was “Socially Inspired – Entrepreneurship for You(th)” and the organizers of the training were members of the association O.A.ZA. (Održiva Alternativa ZAjednici – Sustainable Alternative to Society). The host organization invited the staff and volunteers of the Eco Valley Foundation to participate in this training, since in a broad sense our foundation also deals with a similar kind of social entrepreneurship.

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Youth for Sustainability Meeting in Sweden

Our community’s youth had the opportunity to participate in an Erasmus+ project, a grant focusing on youth exchange and education in the field of self-sufficiency, environment protection and community building. The project is called “Youth for Sustainability”.

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The Functioning Village is the Best Map for the Balanced Human Self

This article is from the Ecovillages Learning Institute addressing the important topic of The Building and Regeneration of Ecosocially Sustainable Communities. It focuses and analyzes community and society from the point of view of childhood development. We sincerely hope you will enjoy reading it.

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The Redwood

In the series of Nature is Speaking celebrities like Julia Roberts, Harrison Ford, Kevin Spacey, Edward Norton, Penélope Cruz, Edward Norton and Ian Somerhalder all join forces to give nature a voice. Watch the film about The Redwood, which Robert Redford personifies, and take action.

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A “Warning to Humanity”

15,000 scientists just sent out an SOS — a “warning to humanity” that if we don’t stop polluting, our planet is doomed.

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Successful 10th European Farm Conference

After the 10th anniversary of ISKCON Farm Conference in Europe ended, it can be concluded that all the participants and organizers relished the  major event of the conference as well as the pre-conference activities, which took place at Krishna Valley in Hungary, running from September 11th to 17th. Networking and collaboration characterized the past 10 years among such rural communities, which culminated in a major conference every year. This year the initiative celebrated its 10th anniversary in Europe.

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The 2010 Sustainability Conference financed by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund co-financed.